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President Benigno S. Aquino III exchanges views with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida during the Courtesy Call at the Ramos Room, Malacañan Palace on Thursday (January 10). The visit is Kishida’s first overseas trip since his appointment as Foreign Minister by Japan’s newly-elected Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on December 26, 2012. The visit is also an opportunity for both countries to advance the Philippine-Japan Strategic Partnership under the new Japanese administration. Diplomatic relations between the two countries was established on July 23, 1956. (Malacañang Photo Bureau/Benhur Arcayan)MANILA (AP) – The Philippines sought patrol ships and communications equipment from Japan to better secure its territory in meetings Thursday of their top diplomats, who expressed alarm over their countries’ territorial conflicts with China.

Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario said Japan will consider giving 10 patrol vessels and a communications system to Manila’s coast guard. He said he and Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida also discussed ways to bolster trade, investment, tourism and maritime security cooperation.

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